Tribute to Fr. Pat

I met Fr. Patrick Burke (Pat) in the summer of 2011 in Dublin Airport as we were departing for the Faith & Light pilgrimage. I was immediately struck by his sense of calm and, over the course of the pilgrimage, how unruffled he was. He cared deeply for people and for his ministry to people. …

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Poem from Fr. Alan Mowbray

The poem celebrates a lady in care in England, aniece of mine, and Luke Kelly’s remarkable song:“Scorn not his Simplicity” that deals with thevulnerable people in our midst.  Fiona ” No way, no way ” no petulant cry        but strength and half-way smile ,        a gentle warning, identity to claim        tho’ vulnerable , extreme.         Who …

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50th Celebration 2021

Next year in 2021 we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of our great and beautiful family, 50 years of Faith and Light!… The winning logo, above has been created by Cristina Casanovas Montemayor from the “Two Rivers” community in Barcelona, Spain. Cristina has Down Syndrome and has been with Faith and Light for …

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National Council Meeting 2020

The National Council held their meeting in Lough Lannagh village, Castlebar in Feb ’20. Many thanks to Fr Dixy, the Castlebar Faith & Light chaplain’ who came to celebrate Mass at the end of the meeting and joined us for dinner